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No decision after Louisiana court battle over nondiscrimination protections

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lawyers for Louisiana‘s governor and attorney general clashed in court Tuesday, in a struggle about the limits of the statewide elected officials’ authority and Gov. John Bel Edwards’ executive order aimed at protecting LGBT rights. Baton Rouge Judge …

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Trans woman’s death mocked by pro-Trump trolls

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Lizzy Waite Family of Lizzy Waite The day before Thanksgiving, Amanda Waite and her 5-year-old son received the worst possible news: her partner, the transgender co-parent of their child, took her own life, and set a note to post on Facebook hours later. But …

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Would Donald Trump also punish people for burning the pride flag?

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Rainbow flag burns in new pro-Trump ad YouTube When Donald Trump isn’t busy making worrying cabinet picks or settling fraud cases for millions, he is tweeting his latest stream-of-consciousness style musings. His latest floats the idea of cracking down on flag burning, saying …

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Transgender man shot leaving a Philadelphia bar

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. CBS Philly A transgender man was followed out of a bar in Philadelphia by two men before being shot in the hip. At least five shots were fired at the 21-year old victim, police say. The shooting occurred on Sunday night on Malvern Avenue, …

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